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Justice Ginsburg Likely To Stay Put Despite Health Scare

U.S. Supreme Court watchers say Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Wednesday medical procedure is unlikely to sway the notoriously tough justice's determination to remain on the bench, and liberals now may encourage her to stay as they face the realities of a Republican-led Senate.

  • Motorola's $3.5B LCD Price-Fixing Claim Tossed By 7th Circ.

    Motorola Mobility LLC cannot sue for $3.5 billion in U.S. court over liquid-crystal display panels its foreign subsidiaries bought from an alleged price-fixing cartel of tech companies including Samsung Electronics Co., Toshiba Corp. and Sanyo Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd., U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner said in an opinion released Wednesday.

  • EU Regulators Push Google To Scrub Links From All Domains

    Europe’s privacy regulators said Wednesday that search engines such as Google Inc. must delete links to contested search results on a global basis and not just from EU domains in order to comply with a recent high court ruling that sanctioned users' right to request the deletion.

  • Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Surgery

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent heart surgery Wednesday morning after experiencing discomfort while exercising, according to the court's administration.

  • EPA Unveils Stricter Limits On Ozone Levels

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday unveiled stricter new outdoor air quality standards for ozone that could carry billions of dollars in compliance costs, proposing to drop acceptable levels from 75 parts per billion to between 65 and 70 parts per billion.

  • Judge Tosses $105M Patent Verdict Against Fairchild

    A California federal judge Tuesday tossed a jury's $105 million verdict against Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. and ordered a new trial on damages for Power Integrations Inc.'s claims that Fairchild infringed two power-supply patents, saying jurors didn't decide the award based solely on the patented features.